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>> all right. so how was your weekend? a good deal of mine reading last week's so-called autopsy report released by the republican national committee on what went wrong november 2012 for them. the report has been called a lot of things candid, blistering, and i would call it perceptive. i could have written that report of what's wrong with the republican party. it says the republican party is perceived as not caring about people. yes. it will says the republican party is seen as caving minorities and poor people and it says young people are rolling their eyes more and more at the republican party. again, yes. but the problem is nothing has changed. when president obama nominated tom perez as labor secretary, accused him of being another hugo chavez. so much for speaking out for mine or at this. the next day reince prebius
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talked about the opposition of same-sex marriage. so much for reading out. the republican party has shown they may need what's wrong with themselves, but they are not going to change. this is "the bill press show."
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[ ♪ theme ♪ ] sister -- >> stephanie: well, good morning. what looks different about this studio? we're back from vacation. jacki schechner is here. how many times have we told hal put the newswoman away in the cabinet. make sure there's air holes in there and she has enough lettuce. >> i figured if i just stayed,
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you would keep me. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: wipe the cobwebs away. >> if i showed up, you couldn't turn me away. >> can i keep her? >> stephanie: exactly. ask your wife, jim but fine. we decided looked so good with hal last week, here we go. jacki schechner live in studio. >> straight from the source. >> stephanie: i apologize in advance for everything jim will say and do to you in awhile. >> out of practice. >> stephanie: i apologize. and now, the news. here she is, jacki schechner. >> good morning, everybody. john kerry has made an unannounced visit to afghanistan to meet with president hamid karzai. his first trip to kabul. histic is theth to afghanistan during -- his sixth to afghanistan during president obama's tenure. they're handing over a major detention center to afghan officials. they'll discuss the plan to transfer all afghan security over to afghan forces as troops
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prepare to leave the country by the end of 2014. the two are likely to talk about karzai's trip to qatr. karzai has been unhelpful with anti-american rhetoric to intentionally keep the nation unstable. chances are they'll discuss that as well. the supreme court is taking up the issue of gay marriage this week. tomorrow it considers the legality of california's ban on same-sex marriage and wednesday it will hear arguments on a provision of the defense of marriage act. it denies federal benefits to same-sex couples. but first today another case worth billions to pharmaceutical companies and american consumer, is it legal for brand name companies to pay generic companies to keep the low cost alternative off the market. they call it collusion and an violation of an try trust concerns -- of an try trust. the testosterone cream --
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[ screaming ] >> stephanie: don't touch anyone. >> my wife didn't used to have a -- >> the fact the company that makes it agreed to pay $42 million a year to another company to keep it lower cost generic alternative off the market for nine years. we'll see what happens with that one. androgel. good way to start the morning. we'll be right back. billy zane stars in barabbas. coming in march to reelz. to find reelz in your area, go to
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>> stephanie: okay. sorry, i'm wearing lululemon pants. we're back from vacation. god, guns and gays. all new subjects. what's happened while we've been gone. it is the "the stephanie miller show" back with jacki schechner. more jacki. >> stephanie: hal left her here. she's like a little rescue puppy. rescued news puppy. >> i'm a squatter. [ laughter ] >> you should see the video of the cat and the dog on the leash. >> stephanie: you don't own a dog. you've gotten us off track already and we just got back. >> this is what you did over vacation? >> stephanie: i went to canyon ranch which is awesome. >> you bought the shirt? >> stephanie: i did. i sent you guys pictures from 7,000 feet. i hiked for seven hours. >> for relaxation, she hikes for 17 hours. >> stephanie: had an awesome time. had an amazing time at canyon
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ranch. roland still alive. >> i was going to ask where you buried the body. >> stephanie: he thinks he will be a tennis pro. he wants me to manage his professional tennis career. >> what circuit is that? >> stephanie: i'm not really sure. but i watched him a little bit. oh honey mommy says good! okay. >> you hit the net twice. >> stephanie: he looks like he's cutting wheat. nobody tell him. >> it is real good what you did roland. that's great! oh, my gosh. he must have [ bleep ] his pants. >> stephanie: i usually fly screaming baby airlines. i have the most awesome story ever. this could only happen to me on a plane. can i have some story music please? this is a festive vacation story, jacki. let me say first of all nothing good comes from flight delays in airport bars. am i correct?
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okay. so the flight was delayed from tucson. i was in tucson and i'm minding my own business, drinking. as you do. >> stephanie: as i do. it was late afternoon. i wasn't really one of the sad people in there at 9:00 a.m. >> were you sitting at the bar? >> stephanie: i was sitting at the bar. journalist needs all of the details. >> i do. mental image of just how sad. >> definitely not a baby in a bar. >> stephanie: no. that would be sadder. >> as long as we don't run out of rye. >> stephanie: babies like rye. that's a tip. so attractive middle-aged woman came up -- >> hot chick. >> stephanie: eh. she was all right. i wasn't thinking -- where are you going, jim? okay. i wasn't thinking. we're just chaght. killing time in the airport bars. we're chatting.
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she's a psychotherapist. >> and your athe psycho. >> perfect. >> stephanie: chatting, chatting delay delay. flight to l.a. delayed. she's coming to visit her adult kids in l.a. her husband passed away. she was showing me guys she's dating on what do you think of him? i said what about you? i said i'm gay. [ ♪ dramatic ♪ ] >> you got the gay on you. >> stephanie: you know how this is going. oh. well, you know, i've been with two women. >> stephanie: i was like uh-huh. she said well, there's nothing like -- really loud. you lost me there. >> she screamed that? >> stephanie: i was like okay. >> the c word? >> stephanie: right. what time is that flight
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leaving? fine chatting. okay. blah blah, blah. we get on the flight. still chatting. at this point, i'm done chatting because i'm on the flight. >> is she sitting next to you? >> yes. >> coincidentally? >> we got on together. >> that's when you strap your headphones on. you give the international signal of i don't want to be bothered. >> stephanie: bag of shh. there is a teenage girl sitting on the other side. senior in high school, freshman in college. older teenager. >> how do you know her business? >> stephanie: i don't know. we're all chatting. whatever. so at some point international signal, i'm reading now. blah, blah blah. then i started to doze off a little bit. and at some point she leaned into me and she said may i kiss you? [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: what? i went what? no. no no, no. >> on the plane?
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with a stranger? >> stephanie: i was like no. >> with that little girl right there? >> stephanie: no no, thank you but no. it was like she was offering me a mint. no. >> had she been drinking and gotting a little -- >> stephanie: a couple of glasses. shove your tongue in a stranger's mouth. it was like -- you know what? that's why i got out the blow horn. attention straight people, men and women my telling you i'm gay is not an opportunity to shove your tongue in my mouth. i'm not that kind of gay. perfect on supreme court week, isn't it? >> sure. >> stephanie: i'm the one with the bad family values. >> stephanie: attention horny straight women, you cannot just try it. there's paperwork. there is an oral exam. >> i'll bet. >> stephanie: you don't just
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dive into this. >> then why am i here? >> stephanie: what do you mean? anyway, it was just -- i've never had such a thing happen to me. now it is like straight men and women. it is a challenge. >> it is a free for all. >> stephanie: attention straight people, i'm not the lesbian droid you're look for. >> you have to go to japan for that. >> you're one of those hot lesbians. >> stephanie: at the end of the flight, i'm sorry if i was a little forward. she goes but you know, okay, because here's the part you're going to yell at me. we exchanged numbers earlier because i thought -- i'm visiting my son for a week. we should hike. i know people at canyon ranch. i was like okay. anyway she goes -- i'm sorry i was forward but call me if you want to play. >> wow! >> stephanie: i said yeah, i
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don't really -- i'm not that kind of -- i don't really -- oh, my gosh. have fun with your son. then i skedaddled. >> stephanie: baby creaming airlines has been replaced with -- >> welcome aboard horny straight chick airlines. should a smoking hot lesbian drop from the overhead compartment, attach her immediately to your face. ignore the child sitting next to you. flight attendants join me in the cockpit. >> stephanie: thank you jim. [ applause ] >> stephanie: can you imagine the oc girl if that happened? oh, my god. this does not happen behind the orange curtain. mom, oh, my god. >> oh. this is what girls do talking to other girls. >> might turn her gay. might get hot lesbian teenager action. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: three-way.
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>> i irma gird, lesbians. >> stephanie: jacki knows i'm a hopeless romantic. my parents were married for 40 years. getting a stranger's tongue in my mouth on southwest, this is not my romantic dream. this is not how i thought my life would work out. >> blame southwest. >> stephanie: she was like i saw this happening on virgin. >> only jim would think this is so hot. not when it is a stranger. >> not on southwest. >> stephanie: exactly. now on -- now on virgin, right? assigned seating is a whole other story. >> bow chica bow bow. >> suddenly you're in oklahoma city and you're back in the air again. >> stephanie: there was some choppiness. this is it. going to go. >> use the choppiness. >> stephanie: and then i
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was -- [ laughter ] >> stephanie: i'm sorry. did i touch nip? i'm sorry. so totally an accident. all right. anyway, i did do a lot of hiking but here's what happens when you're hiking for seven hours jim -- a lot of time to think about your life. >> did you like alone? [ whatever! ] >> stephanie: with groups. >> which is bad if you need to -- >> stephanie: you can't talk the whole time. >> drop trow and take care of business. >> stephanie: at any rate, you have a lot of time -- meditate. [ whatever! ] >> stephanie: think back on the mistakes of your life. believe me, there is at least seven hours worth. >> did i that, too. >> staycations are good for sitting and stewing. >> contemplating all of the wrong turns. >> stephanie: your errors. can i have another -- this will be profound story jacki.
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>> more profound than screaming hot chick airlines? >> stephanie: strangers tongue in my mouth on southwest. time for profound thoughts. >> deep thoughts with jack handy. >> stephanie: a lot of them are rocky, the hikes, there is gravel, you slip going down. >> it is the desert. >> stephanie: right. >> i've been through the desert on a horse with no name. >> stephanie: you guys, because you know me, since before this was invented, i used to actually be in a stable relationship for almost ten years. so the last five years whaled say? like a little bit of gravel. hit a little bit of gravel. right? like a cartoon. this relationship was right? i said once i hit a rough spot in the road, jim said you are the road. jim is not the friend when you call when you're feeling low. but that's what i was thinking.
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a couple of times to hit stable ground finally. no, more gravel. >> i knew i should have got new tires. >> stephanie: more gravel! [ screaming ] >> need to put snow tires on you. >> stephanie: i know. and chains. >> was there a conclusion? >> stephanie: no. just that life is all gravel and then you die. sorry. was that not uplifting? >> i thought you were going to come to some sort of life affirming epiphany. >> no, she had to pick the grayel out of the palms of her hands. >> stephanie: gravel becomes sand. it becomes sand. that's when it becomes leadership. you asked for a point. >> anyone steps up to the microphone.
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leadership. so thirsty for it, they'll crawl through the desert. when there's no water they'll drink the sand. >> stephanie: that's right. >> they drink the sand because they don't know the difference. >> stephanie: i didn't have an inspirational point. i stole it from rob reiner which doesn't matter. >> and michael douglas and michael j. fox. >> and the president exhibiting leadership on marriage equality. yes! nothing but net. 18 minutes after the hour. we'll be back. >> weirdest first segment ever. >> stephanie: are you guys dizzy? that will make me vomit. that whole segment. >> or kiss a stranger. >> in gravel. >> stephanie: i've been here the whole time. that doesn't work on me. >> i think the people on current would stay tuned for that. >> stephanie: hot girl on girl next. how needy are we here? on "the stephanie miller show." >> announcer: the following program is closed-captioned for
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i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us.
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♪ all right, take it easy, baby ♪ ♪ make it last all night ♪ >> stephanie miller. ♪ an american girl. ♪ ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." 24 minutes after the hour. the rude pundit at the bottom of the hour. janie in orange county, you're on the "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: good morning. how are you, my dear? >> stephanie: i'm fine. >> caller: good. i will be going to georgia to my
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redneck sister's house. >> stephanie: awesome. >> caller: so my partner and i are flying southwest. i just wondered how you did that. [ laughter ] >> caller: you never know. i have to take notes on these things. >> stephanie: would you like to make out with a horny straight chick, is that what you're saying? >> caller: no, i don't want straight. >> stephanie: good luck to you. to you and your partner. you could be alone and vulnerable, that's when they strike. >> they can smell it. >> almost desperate. desperation. >> stephanie: desperation is a turn-on to some people. only find love in an airport bar in tucson. all right. >> that was a country song, i think. >> stephanie: exactly. the point is mama and the mooks are back!
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♪ guess who's back in town ♪ ♪ mama's back, the mooks are back ♪ >> stephanie: and a mookette. ♪ stephanie and the mooks, they were off for a week ♪ ♪ you're all well-rested and ready to play ♪ ♪ your trip with roland was okay ♪ ♪ grab that box of wine and go crazy ♪ ♪ mama's back in town, the mooks are back in town ♪ ♪ guess who's back in town ♪ ♪ mama's back in town, the mooks are back in town ♪ >> stephanie: thank you audra
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in minneapolis. chicago sexy liberal on april 13th, chicago theatre. tickets are going fast. >> what did you brink me? [ buzzer ] >> a partridge in a pear tree? >> you know what you can get at the tucson airport? >> a lollipop with scorpions in them. >> and bolo ties. >> i thought she was going to bring me back a vicarious middle-aged woman. apparently that's what you can get at the tucson airport. >> stephanie: apparently. sitting near me. okay. >> it came to you. you didn't even have to shop for it. >> stephanie: see, i thought it was a guy thing because nothing makes guys hotter than if you're unavailable in any way. well, you know, i've had a streak of this lately. just that whole -- i'm not that kind of gay. i'm not doing it to turn you on. i'm doing it to turn me on. >> that's selfish of you! >> you just haven't found that
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guy yet. >> stephanie: they think you just have not seen their [ bleep ] yet. oh! that one. [ ♪ magic wand ♪ ] >> stephanie: do they think i'm going to have that i could have had a v-8 moment. >> you've seen roland's balls. >> stephanie: i've gotten considerably gayer since vacationing with roland. >> gay balls. >> stephanie: katherine heigl. i just threw up a little bit. okay. anyway, the thing is -- the point is, it is marriage equality week at the supreme court. right? starting tomorrow, jacki. how much do i love this story? this is a love story. house across from the westboro baptist church. gay activist bought it and painted it rainbow. >> i heard they took their time, too. they wanted to make sure it was well done.
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>> stephanie: it was so tasteful. >> it could use some landscaping though. [ laughter ] >> did they not get a decorator? >> stephanie: roy g. bibb isn't going anywhere soon. >> florida-based nonprofit. they purchased the house directly across from the notoriously homophobic westboro bap baptist church. aaron jackson came across a picture of 9-year-old joseph miles countering the westboro baptist church with a small sign that said god hates no one. aww! >> i saw that. >> stephanie: jackson checked to see where the infamous -- you know what he did? google map street view. [ ding ding ] [ applause ] he said he saw that there was a house for sale. he bought it and painted it the color of the gay pride flag.
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nicely done, sir. 29 minutes after the hour. the rude pundit next on "the stephanie miller show." >> if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv.
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>> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show". we had a little meeting at my house yesterday. travis sent me pictures of you
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taking your pants off in my driveway. >> i took my pants off in your driveway. >> stephanie: everybody in the neighborhood is like what's going on with that chick? >> i had a speedo on underneath. it wasn't like twigs and berries. >> stephanie: i can make him post it. >> no, i cannot. >> stephanie: i can do it. i'm your boss, ha ha. >> yes i can! >> stephanie: ha ha! >> how is that different from the photo you already have up on facebook? >> i have shorts on there. >> stephanie: oh, well. okay. ity's monday. you know what that means everybody. >> stephanie: good morning rudeness. we've outruded you already. good luck. >> ah, come on. just horny housewives on southwest? [ laughter ] >> please! >> stephanie: hit the reality
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show. i tell you what! good morning sir. happy marriage equality week. >> happy marriage equality week to you. you're feeling positive? you're feeling -- >> stephanie: well yeah. i think -- we were just reading rob portman's son's piece. was it to his best friend? >> his best friend said me, too. >> stephanie: that scene in and out. >> they laughed about their lousy gay bar. >> is everybody gay? >> is this going to obligate you for future relationships? >> stephanie: if i can find anybody who is even a skosh beyond bicurious -- >> you need to fly virgin. >> the captain can perform a ceremony, i think. >> yes. >> stephanie: actually, there was a lot of turbulence. i thought it was going to be like that scene in "almost
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famous." okay, never mind. so rudeness, how are you feeling? what do you think? >> oh, i think that -- actually, i think they're going to -- that everybody's going to be disappointed. they're going to decide it in the most narrow way possible. i'm sorry. i think they're going to decide it on the prop 8 case on -- and doma on standing. on who has standing to bring. especially doma. they'll decide it on a narrow -- that somebody doesn't have standing to bring the case and same with prop 8. so it will overturn it. it will overturn prop 8 in california. i think that's gone. without a doubt. but i'm going to hold out the big optimistic, just let everybody get married decision. i don't hope -- i hope for that but i don't believe it will happen. >> stephanie: what makes me nervous is whin you have somebody like a -- is when you have -- i was just doing a hernia test on jim. you have somebody like ruth bader ginsburg, she's pro-choice
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but roe v. wade did it create a backlash. that's a little unnerving right? >> right. except that i think the nation's ready for that. i mean you know, especially young people. what is it? 80% of young people are people under 30 -- that's young people. i feel so old. >> stephanie: all right grandpa. >> get off my lawn! >> stephanie: drop the prunes for a minute. go ahead. >> that they support marriage equality and that there's a good percent of people in both parties across the political spectrum including evangelicals that just don't give a damn anymore. they're like okay, fine. you know what? get married. >> stephanie: it is interesting. frank bruni in "the new york times," had a good piece. marriage and the supremes. the context for the hearing is an unstoppable gay revolution. i think it was him that talked about how it is different than abortion. it is what you just alluded to. we're so much farther ahead in
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terms of this. if you look at any of the polling. as you say whether it is the portmans or whoever cheneys bushes, this has become not a partisan issue anymore right? >> i think it is also kind of telling that all you get on the sunday talk shows are old people in the conservative movement that are opposed to gay marriage. it is as if they can't find anybody from contemporary conservatism that's going to come out there and say -- and oppose it. >> stephanie: listen, i have a 90-year-old republican mom when i came out to her she said oh, stephy, you're so pretty. aren't you attracted to men? at the same time i'm her daughter and she loves me. so she's supportive. that's what's happening all over the country. it is your daughter. it is your brother. whatever, right? >> right. i think we have to ask what's going on in america that so many gay people are being raised by
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ostensibly conservative parents. yes, i'm attracted to men but not as much as horny people on southwest airlines. >> wasn't it weird yesterday they had ralph reed and gary bauer out there talking about gay marriage. it was like just watching "meet the press" in the 1980s you know? there's nobody who is willing to come out. >> stephanie: who would not want to [ bleep ] gary bower frankly? >> gary bower ralph reed -- come on, ya know. >> stephanie: it has been previously speculated he might like sex with the dead. [ buzzer ] we have no information. only opposite sex. >> he looks like peter laurie. >> ralph reed looks like he's been preserved in formaldehyde. >> yes. so the two of them together are
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like a -- waiting to happen. >> stephanie: they do seem like dinosaurs. i was reading an article this weekend about somebody from one of the families, they devote their whole life to this to stopping other people from loving each other. it is really kind of -- you just kind of go really? is there another hobby you could get into? >> especially that lady from nam. >> and again, i love the family research council. >> you're on your mailing list. >> i'm not on your mailing list. i'm on their prayer target mailing list which means every week i get told what to pray for. >> super-duper prayer thing. let me tell you we're getting flooded with praying against gay marriage. urgent prayer for marriage is what we got this week. urgent prayer! >> stephanie: don't you think what happened to me on southwest
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is god's way of saying -- he wants marriage equality? don't you think? [ applause ] they're the ones that accuse us of having no family values. stranger wants to shove her tongue in my mouth on an airline. >> it is southwest airlines. isn't southwest airlines sort of got that kind of family values reputation? >> stephanie: right. right! i was the one going no, i don't play. >> no one has joined the mile high club on southwest. >> stephanie: i gave her the ann romney stop it. >> ann: stop it! stop it! this is hard. >> i hate to ask sort of a question that's hanging out there but was she hot? >> stephanie: yeah, she was attractive. but i have family values. i still want to get married. >> you don't want to get your rocks off every once in awhile. >> mile high club opportunity here.
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with a high corruption value. >> stephanie: you know that's what was happening jim. if she was like -- >> if she said this is hard -- that might have been an indication of something else going on. >> stephanie: i'm not a woman. >> i've got to read you so you can get a full flavor of the insanity of those opposing gay marriage. here is the prayer that we were asked to pray. >> stephanie: take your organ out. >> arguing on behalf of same-sex marriage present their argument in an unconvincing way. [ scooby-doo's "huh?" ] may they fail to gain traction in the minds of the justices. that's what we're supposed to -- >> stephanie: eat my gravel soup bitch. >> i know. >> stephanie: i'm sure ted olson will muck that up. wow. that's nice. >> they're praying for
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ineptitude. >> justice be governed by the fear of god. >> oh, my god. >> perkins was on one of the shows. it is great there is a show on now about him as a young man. >> who is the patron saints of ineptitude? >> sonia sotomayor was a bouncer at a bar at yale. i think she could put the fear of god into anybody. >> stephanie: was she really? >> she was. >> stephanie: she's going to break the bottle and go. >> oh, yeah. you know, it is becoming the best thing in the supreme court. [ ♪ circus ♪ ] >> stephanie: hey speak of festive news. you bring us from your home state, judge in louisiana says people convicted of violent crimes can own and carry guns. what could go wrong there? >> no, nothing at all. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> i love it was because of a law, an amendment to the state constitution that they passed in
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louisiana last year that said that the right to keep and bear arms is a fundamental right and any restriction must require these highest standard of review by a court. so applying that to whether or not any kind of convicted felon -- anybody convicted of anything that is considered a violent crime is banned from owning a gun. no, that doesn't call within the highest standard of review. >> stephanie: it is amazing. a lot of people have talked about this, rude. when you look at the polling and the vast amount of majority of the americans and what we can get done, it shows you how out-of-step this congress is. >> especially that we're even arguing about the -- at least the expansion of background checks. something that 91% i think of americans support. maybe even more than that. and a vast majority of nra members. >> stephanie: just above
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unicorns with fart glitter and yet we can't get it done. it is disgusting. >> some of the amendments that -- weren't some of the amendments that were put into the budget bills that were passed were about expanding gun ownership. that those were some of the things that passed already. that's what we've done since newtown and the congress is expanded gun ownership. >> stephanie: kind of out there courage from harry reid that we're used to. >> i hope i haven't offended anyone by my sort of support for some kind of legislation. >> stephanie: all right. rude to end -- not a fessive note at all. hal and jacki talked about the iraq war. it is amazing when you think of -- we think we know the horror of it. you pointed out the birth defects we caused in iraq which is -- along with other things.
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you say iraq is now a divide country with a pittyless regime. it uses rape, torture and execution to punish enemies. place where they haven't gotten the electrical grid back to where it was before the war. at least saddam hussein isn't running the joint right? we still haven't discussed birth defects and cancer and the depleted uranium. >> right. the use of -- i think the estimate was in the course of the war something like eight billion depleted uranium bullets were used and that's not getting into the other munitions. and especially in places like fallujah and basra where the bigger battles took place. what that's left behind. the way in which that causes birth defects and at the rate of birth defects is now around 14%. so again it is -- think about that. think about that if, in
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california, one out of every ten -- one or more out of every ten births had birth defects and we're talking significant like babies born with multiple limbs and one eye. >> same thing in vietnam with agent orange. >> stephanie: 250,000 bullets per insurgent killed in afghanistan. no points for accuracy there. again, one of the -- you know, then you talk about all of the american soldiers disabled as well. it just goes on and on, right? >> right. and you know, we don't know what the effects of that are going to be on the soldiers when they come back and especially female soldiers when they give birth later on in their lives or when they get back or whenever. >> stephanie: apparently george w. bush a very good painter. >> his dog. >> yes. his dogs are magnificent. and i want one of his barneys
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hang up in my room. >> i've never quite seen a scottie with that kind of detail. rudeness, great stuff as always. we'll see you next week. >> bye. >> we have a link at your facebook page. >> stephanie: 48 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> we have to seem like a sexy, profitable company and we're almost pulling it off. >> announcer: it's "the stephanie miller show." >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current.
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>> stephanie miller. ♪ and it feels like home ♪ ♪ when you call my name ♪ >> stephanie miller. ♪ it's like a prayer ♪ ♪ i'm down on my knees i want to take you there ♪ ♪ in the midnight hour, i can feel your power ♪ ♪ just like a prayer, you know i'll take you there ♪ ♪ like a prayer, i'll take you there ♪ >> stephanie: it is "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. 53 minutes after the hour. eric boehlert of media matters at the top of the hour. let's go to kevin in d.c. 1-800-steph-12 is the number. >> caller: welcome back, albast angel. you know i love you but just once, i would like stories to end up with -- but just like lucy with charlie brown -- first katy perry singing about kissing
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the girl and liking it. she never does it in the video. and now you. teasers, teasers. >> stephanie: neener, neener. and nanny nanny boo-boo. he just filled in the story in his thought bubble. all right. hey, speak of marriage equality week, jacki schechner -- [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> yes? >> stephanie: yet another future husband for me. >> for me? >> stephanie: no, for me. >> how come you get all of the good ones? >> stephanie: this brings together american and also guns. the themes of the week. a federal prison guard has been charged with shooting his own finger in a drunken attempt to remove his wedding ring during an argument with his wife. the gunshot badly mangled his finger but did not remove the ring. >> stephanie: wow. ♪ i just shot myself ♪
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♪ i just [ bleep ] shot myself ♪ ♪ i just [ bleep ] shot myself ♪ ♪ >> cut down on the sodium if you want to take your wedding ring off. >> stephanie: vaseline. >> butter. >> stephanie: butter, not guns. >> the best part is he shot it and it didn't come off. >> wow. >> finger came off with the ring. >> stephanie: part of it was mangled but the ring was still on the mangled finger. >> the ring said ha ha, missed me! >> stephanie: iron knick a week when people are fighting -- ironic in a week when people are fighting. >> the guy shot his finger off. >> stephanie: wants to not be married. just saying, ironic. jenny in georgia you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi jenny.
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>> caller: hi, sweetie. >> stephanie: hello muffin top. what's going on? >> caller: i just wanted to remind you that if you and i had gotten married on groundhog day like i e-mailed you -- >> stephanie: right. >> you wouldn't have been in this mess because i would have been there to protect you. >> stephanie: aww. who would our handsome and romantic child have been behind you. who is that behind you? >> that's buffy. >> stephanie: buffy. she's a pretty girl. >> she needs to go to the vet and get a bath. >> stephanie: nobody would ever come to our house because we both talk the same way about our dogs. all right. who watched your babies while you were away? >> stephanie: the village that's raising my dogs. a couple of different friends. they went in shifts. >> travis wasn't available? >> stephanie: no. i don't know why i didn't make that part of his contract.
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[ laughter ] >> stephanie: my house boy. mica bana boy. i've been out of the pool for 20 seconds! where's my towel? different friends. different friends yeah. alan in texas you're on "the stephanie miller show". >> caller: good morning. >> stephanie: hi. >> caller: hey, i see the towns passing these laws, these gun laws where everybody must buy a gun and i see no protests from the right about it. can you imagine some town passing it, making it mandatory to register to vote? the protesting we would get from the right? >> stephanie: yeah. they're all anti-government until it is their issue then they're like sure, the government can require you to buy a gun. >> caller: thank you. >> stephanie: i'll take no further questions. brief press avail and now he's done. [ laughter ] >> message in a bottle.
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>> stephanie: 58 minutes after the hour. eric boehlert next on "the stephanie miller show."
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[ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> stephanie: tv land, why look who's here in person. jacki schechner. >> i'm the goivity that keeps on giving and won't go away. >> like chlamydia. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: jacki schechner is nothing like a venereal disease. >> you can't spell chlamydia
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without clam. >> stephanie: you broke the show. >> you're the reason why we can't have nice things. >> stephanie: nice, new things. now it is all ruined. by the way easiest jobs in the world. we'll talk about in a bit. that's fact checking michele bachmann on healthcare. [ applause ] i will make you do it in your sleep blindfolded. >> i could use a nap. >> stephanie: too easy for you in the first place. here she is with the news, jacki schechner. >> good morning. when the supreme court convenes tomorrow to hear arguments on california's gay marriage ban chief roberts gay cousin will be there. that cousin is a lesbian living in san francisco who wants to get married. she and her partner grace, have been together four years. chief justice roberts knows she's gay and she's hoping to introduce him to grace. the two will be in court on wednesday to hear the arguments challenging doma. the chief justice is a good, smart man and she believes he
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will make the right decision to help legalize same-sex marriage. >> senator clair mcmccaskill uses her tumbler page, the missouri democrat has come to the conclusion the government should not have a right to limit marriage between two people who love each other. she writes good people disagree with me on the other hand, my children have a hard time understanding why this is controversial. i think history will agree with my children. when president obama announced his support for gay marriage last year, mccaskill's spokesman said the senator believed the state should take the lead on marriage equality. she explains her views have evolved. >> in case you didn't have a reason to dislike nra leadership newtown connecticut residents are getting robo call from the gun lobby urging people to call their representatives and ask them to oppose gun control legislation up for consideration in congress. it has been three months since a gunman shot 20 children at sandy hook elementary school.
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the a.p. has put in calls for comments. the nra has not responded. a $10 billion euro bailout package. about $13 billion to save the nation from bankruptcy but requires big budget cuts. the privatization of state asset the and shrinking the bank sector. we're back after the break. to the fire. are you encouraged by what you heard the president say the other night? is this personal or is it political? a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. staying in tough with everything that is going on politically and putting my own nuance on it. not only does senator rubio just care about rich people but somehow he thinks raising the minimum wage is a bad idea for the middle class. but we do care about them, right? vo: the war room tonight at 6 eastern
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>> stephanie: it is "the
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stephanie miller show." welcome to it. we're back from vacation, yea. 1-800-steph-12. you can e-mail us all there chris lavoie, jim ward. jacki schechner is in captain america's underpants. >> apparently my hair looks red in this light. i've been getting comments about my hair looking super red. >> you're a ging. >> stephanie: ginger spice news. >> maybe that's what captain america's underpants does to you. >> stephanie: jim was talking about wayne lapierrre on "meet the press." >> gak. more of the same dog whistles he was using in the other speech. talking about you know, not the guns that cause problems. it is rap music blacks. violent hollywood movies and almost doing the same thing in this rant talking about bloomberg. having all of this money.
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>> stephanie: you know how they are. all right. >> you don't need to be a dog to hear that whistle. >> stephanie: road flare mary of show me a poor jew. you don't recall that? >> jesus. >> stephanie: i think we did mention that to mary. that was a pretty ready example wasn't it? >> probably the most famous jew ever. >> stephanie: all right. wayne lapierrre only represents the people that are making their money from guns is my point. ♪ ♪ two gun lovers with nothing better to do ♪ ♪ sitting around the house watching fox news ♪ ♪ here's what happened when they decided to schmooze ♪ ♪ congressman from el paso ♪ ♪ the gun lobby has given him a
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big stashful ♪ ♪ he has himself a big castle ♪ ♪ wayne lapierrre makes his money from guns ♪ ♪ go on, make your money from guns ♪ ♪ go on, make your money from guns ♪ ♪ go on, make your money from guns ♪ ♪ go on, make your money from guns ♪ >> stephanie: go on, sir. you represent nobody! [ applause ] and nobody loves you. i'm sorry. i was doing my diana ross from mahogany. sometimes i slip into it. >> that's such a random impression that you do. >> stephanie: i love that movie so much. >> especially the scene when lillian takes the mask off. >> stephanie: do you know where you're going to -- all right, it is time for eric boehlert. eric boehlert from media matters
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for america doing the lord's work as usually. ♪ hurts so good ♪ ♪ come on, baby ♪ hurts so good ♪ >> stephanie: let's dive into the right-wing world. >> i don't know what that mines. >> stephanie: eric boehlert from media matters who we love. good morning eric boehlert. >> good morning. >> stephanie: you know interesting marriage equality week. when i'm drinking my box wine over the weekend, i would marry your tweets if i could. [ laughter ] each and every one of them is like a little -- a tiny glass figurine to me. >> tony perkins would have something to say about that. >> stephanie: by the way speak of which did you hear what rush limbaugh said on marriage equality week, eric? >> what did he say? >> perhaps we need to take a step back and think about what has all of this progressiveness really done to our culture? i think we know the answer to that. >> well, yeah. no doubt.
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but it is all based on love. everybody loves each other and so whatever happens is fine. >> every time you talk about -- >> i love my -- it loves me back. if i could marry my sofa, i might think about it. >> he sounds high or something. >> stephanie: i do not think his sofa loves him. [ screaming ] >> stephanie: wow. it is bad analogy week, isn't it? >> end of a long week for rush. >> there was karl rove on this week saying he can see a republican nominee the next republican nominee sporting gay marriage. so this whole -- whether you're talking about immigration or gay rights, the whole thing has completely surpassed the rush limbaughs and fox newses of the world. they're waging this losing
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battle. if you listen to rush, they're not trying anymore. the poll numbers last week on gay marriage were just kind of amazing compared to ten years ago. and you know, they can see the writing on the wall. this is a social movement and it's come and gone, basically. this issue has basically been put to rest. and it is yet another key social issue that the conservative movement has completely lost. >> no amount of oxycontin will help that goal. >> stephanie: some may try. here's the moment you were talking about, karl rove on abc. >> can you imagine the next republican candidate saying flat out i'm for gay marriage? >> i could. >> stephanie: yikes. that's when, as you pointed out, he was talking about -- serious karl rove discussing the politics of the easter egg roll. >> that was on fox on friday. the easter egg roll tied in with the massively important issue of
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the white house tours and stuff like that. but you know, so karl rove says the next republican nominee could support gay marriage and they're obviously going to be -- i assume they'll be completely different on immigration and so this is -- this goes to the tension, you know. this right wing civil war and it's being waged quietly now because there's not a ton at stake in terms of elections but my gosh. ten years ago if you had thought a republican -- and republican leaders are basically urging politicians to embrace gay marriage, you know, the opposition which has been a cornerstone in the previous decade. suddenly embrace immigration reform and things like that. so you know, i don't think it is being done out of goodwill, honestly. i think is being done out of flip flopping and watching the polls. this is where the tension comes from, ralph reed talking about evangelicals will sit out. if they "embrace" gay marriage
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and the republican party and things like that. >> stephanie: same with immigration reform, right? they're basically saying we lost on that issue. >> sean hannity 24 hours after the election, he was like oh, forget it. ignore everything i've said for the last seven years. on the one hand, folks on the left can appreciate that they see it is a loser issue and if fox news throws in the towel on immigration hate, if they do, you know, it would make it easier for change to happen. just like oh, forget it. >> stephanie: didn't even bother to -- you're not supposed to say it out loud. you're supposed to say i've had an evolution in my thinking. put a little effort into it. >> there was no court case. no new legislation. we lost. forget it. >> stephanie: yeah. how did enjoy the republican
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autopsy, by the way? >> that was fascinating. as i wrote on friday, you know, i said by the way roger -- roger ailes isn't buying it. the report was about reaching out to women. reaching out to gays, reaching out to all minorities. if you watch fox news, they're not interested and of course roger ailes was taking his star turn last week with this -- this puppet sort of bio that was published, you know, this sort of valentine that was published to him. so he's out doing sort of the media rounds. he's sort of the clearing voice of the right wing conservative movement and he could care less about this -- you know, this g.o.p. push for intolerance. >> stephanie: you've said it is the right wing entertainment complex. not interested in winning elections. >> tolerance does nothing for their 15 minute rating hit and
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you know, you have to feed the phony outrage machine. so that's the conundrum. >> stephanie: how dare you bring up the phony outrage machine. eric, you know, jacki was bringing this up earlier. it is amazing if anyone in the real media is paying attention to what the president just did overseas, you did. you said oh, looks obama helped broker peace between israel and turkey. has jen reuben typed up hysterical yet? >> not only did he go over there and bestow the prestigious award by the leaders of the israeli government, you know, and as the right wing media as fox is claiming he's going over on an apology tour and you know, he hates israel. and he's destroyed our relationship and there he is, getting the presidential medal. then the next day we learn he's basically, you know, helped patch up -- completely patch up relationships with israel and
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turkey. >> 15 minutes before he gets on the plane. >> stephanie: by the way -- >> it was more like the superman invitation. by the way -- so netanyahu calls up the turkey prime minister and within hours they've re-established their diplomatic relations. and this is supposed to be the guy who is on an apology tour. you know, he stiff arms israel. he doesn't understand their plight. >> stephanie: applause from an israeli audience for talking about a two-state solution. it is like nothing but net. >> the reverse the rotation of the earth so he can go back in time. >> it just shows the right wing media, particularly when they talk about israel in the middle east, they represent like 4% of the american electorate, you know. obama like every democrat for the last half century completely waltzed to re-election with
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jewish-american vote. the bill crystals and the fox news and the jen reubens make a lot of noise pushing this -- frankly this smear campaign about obama and israel. none of it reflects reality. then he goes overseas and wins a medal of honor and you know -- >> stephanie: here is the formula to cure cancer. fox news would have been like the president destroys pharmaceutical industry. you even say omg chuck todd blamed obama for not bringing peace to the middle east in his first term. >> chuck tweeted me back. you ex-an rated. look at the tape. his question was basically you know, you said you were going to -- you didn't. to deal with this in the second term. here you are dealing with it. dude, every president for the last half century has been dealing, you know, with peace in the middle east.
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are you really blaming obama for not fixing it in the first term? i'm like come on. >> stephanie: i heard someone do that this weekend on guns. he didn't do anything the first -- so! you know. he was busy getting us out of iraq and afghanistan. >> and fixing the economy. >> stephanie: thank you. >> and now he's trying to do something. >> stephanie: i wish we had more time because as you tweet and we'll talk about it when we get back, a twitter war has been broken out between donald trump and michele bachmann. have to make more popcorn right, eric? >> you really do. eric boehlert from media matters. great stuff as always. >> talk to you soon. >> stephanie: there he goes. one of the most entertaining twitters ever. 19 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." [ laughter ] >> i don't get it. >> announcer: it's "the stephanie miller show."
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i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us.
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♪ >> stephanie: it is the "the stephanie miller show." welcome to it. 23 minutes after the hour. after my hot girl on girl action on southwest airlines over the weekend, jim, i will be on erin bedebt tonight. >> really? >> stephanie: on the show. >> is erin burnett aware of this? >> stephanie: not on her. everybody look alive. 1-800-steph-12. >> did your chair fall apart right on the air? >> yes.
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someone sabotaged it. >> stephanie: sabotaged jim's chair while we were on vacation. >> that used to be my spot. [ ♪ dramatic ♪ ] >> stephanie: interesting eve. perhaps you were going for my chair. okay. >> one chair at a time. >> stephanie: she's taking over. jason in d.c. hi, jason. welcome. >> caller: hey steph. i'm perplexed by the left and the right. the number one way of dropping the amount of gun deaths in the united states not due to suicide would be to decriminalize. they're arguing about something as like clips in a gun and that's like a fat person thinking they're going to lose weight by switching to sweet'n low and they can have a pound of cheesecake. >> stephanie: jason i do think that is a more practical thing. when you look at a lot of the shootings, if they had to reload, at least some more people would be alive. >> caller: let's look at the big
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point. if we decriminalize, it would drop by thousands. >> stephanie: i think that's part of it. i think clips help, don't you think? >> sorry this chair thing is still happening. >> stephanie: that's okay. >> it is like an ikea clip. >> stephanie: i was watching bill maher. he was saying democrats we're the party for reloading. that's the best we can do? i think this gun argument is so ridiculous. i think clips should have been easy along with background checks. okay. hack in oklahoma. welcome to "the stephanie miller show". >> caller: did wayne lapierrre really address rap lyrics? >> caller: did wayne lapierrre really address rap lyrics? >> stephanie: i think he did. >> caller: oh, my freakin' god. who was the last rapper that shot a man in reno just to watch him die? >> there you go. [ laughter ]
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>> stephanie: dale in arkansas. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi dale. >> caller: hi, there steph. >> stephanie: i'm in the middle of a bar fight. >> caller: that's what it sounds like. i was going to tell you i'm a church person. i believe in god and i believe in the bible quite seriously. and we were talking about this gay marriage earlier and everything. you know what god did -- how he punished them in the bible in the old testament and the new the gays, i just think that they're walking down the wrong street and pushing awful hard. on it. >> stephanie: i'm confused by all of your analogies. hold on a second. how did god punish the gays? >> romans who were having the orgies and everything. >> stephanie: that was about promiscuity, not homosexuality. >> caller: right. that's true. >> stephanie: he was referring to bicurious middle-aged women
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who try to put their tongues in middle-aged women's mouths on southwest airlines. >> caller: about the nra i'm a member, of course of the national rifle association. i believe in some of the things they have. we do. >> stephanie: like what? >> caller: certain things i don't. >> stephanie: what things do you believe in? >> caller: our right to carry arms. that's something given to us. and you know, i came from arizona where we carried our weapons openly at that time. and we had a lot less murders during the '60s, '70s. >> there were a hell of a lot less people in arizona during the '60s, '70s. >> caller: that's true. in the winter time, you triple the amount of people in arizona and the same thing occurred. still a low percentage in deaths caused by guns. there are more accidents because
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of other out-of-state people. but anyway, i wanted to cover that. on weapons like you know, i'm a gun hunter. >> stephanie: you hunt guns? >> do they shoot back? >> caller: i collect them. i take a look at different ones and i say we don't need 50 rounds. i agree. 10 rounds -- >> stephanie: if you can't hunt your own gun with less than 50 rounds, you're not a good hunter. >> stephanie: be very, very quiet. i'm hunting guns. we're hunting our own guns. >> i freaking shot myself. [ gunfire ] >> stephanie: that call went everywhere. that was -- wow. >> pinball machine. >> it really was. >> stephanie: it was a bumper car. i don't know what happened there. jim, reince priebus.
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you're supposed to say it. >> reince priebus. >> stephanie: we'll talk about him next on "the stephanie miller show." compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current.
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>> stephanie miller. >> your breasts are great! >> stephanie: thank you. 34 minutes after the hour. >> is that the woman you met on the plane? >> stephanie: 1-800-steph-12. the phone number toll free. >> getting her hands on some of the androgel. [ screaming ]
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>> don't touch the androgel. >> stephanie: can i fit my [ bleep ] in the overhead compartment? all right. oh, by the way, we would like to welcome a brand new affiliate. this is exciting. salsbury north carolina. we're airing between lawyer -- laura ingraham and james beck. >> that's quite a sandwich there. you know what that means. my 90-year-old republican mom might be able to hear us. let's talk quieter this morning. oh dear. shh. >> so we're after laura ingraham? >> stephanie: stop it. don't start trouble. again. >> we're in front of laura ingraham apparently. >> stephanie: stop it. >> how does that work? >> is laura ingraham on a southwest airlines flight? [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: all right. >> okay. >> stephanie: for those of who you missed the story. i was flying back from vacation
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yesterday and i swear to god what would you call it? a horny straight woman tried to -- she asked if she could kiss me on the flight. >> computer says no. she was offering me a mint. no thank you. no. no thanks. >> it would have been in front of a teenager from orange county. >> stephanie: right. oh, my god, mom. >> two chicks missing. two chicks kissing. irma gird. >> stephanie: all right. we were talking about reince priebus. >> reince priebus! >> stephanie: was talking about -- they focus. they did an autopsy. >> focus groups describe our party as narrow-minded out-of-touch, and "stuffy, old men." our message was weak. >> yep.
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>> our ground game was insufficient. we weren't inclusive. we were behind in both data and digital. and our primary and debate process needed improvement. so there's no one solution. there's a long list of them. >> there's a long list of problems. [ ♪ "jeopardy" theme ♪ ] >> stephanie: might want to start with getting rid of the guy in charge. they don't want to change any of their policies. they want new wrapping paper. >> they'll do this with their hands now. they'll go like this. also, we missed his birthday. >> we were on vacation on march 18th. it was the birthday of reinhart reince priebus. i would like to wish you -- [ speaking foreign language ] reince priebus. i'm sure his lovely wife made him a german bundt cake. >> stephanie: we wish them well. [ applause ]
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his entire family. mrs. priebi. >> that's the plural. >> charles blow? >> stephanie: don't say it. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: he's a very good writer. jacki knows, in "the new york times." a lot of stories about the republican party's disarray. the g.o.p.'s bachmann problem in this particular -- because you know the cpac was last week. we missed all of it. >> that glory. >> stephanie: glad tidings. i missed some of this. ann coulter, here are the fun facts with cpac in case you missed it. ann coulter made a fat joke about chris christie. >> after she said if they didn't nominate him, they would lose. >> can we make stick figure jokes about ann coulter? >> cpac had to cut back on speakers by 300 pounds. >> she's not one to talk about anybody's weight issues.
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>> she looks like she will crumble. >> stephanie: it would have been lord of the flies. ann coulter would have killed him with a rock. >> i think her bones are too brittle to lift up a rock. >> cigarettes and chardonnay. >> hello. [ ♪ circus ♪ ] >> stephanie: okay. also at cpac, the half term ex-governor of sarah palin took a whack at karl rove challenge him to run for office himself. buck up or stay in the truck she said. >> what the he will, l does that mean? >> did you see her big gulp shen anen gas. >> stephanie: carrot top of cpac now. she's anti-nanny state. [ whatever! ] >> stephanie: with the prop humor. she said rove shot back if he were to run and win, he would
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finish one term. ouch! donald trump is being zing. some kind of clown? >> stephanie: they're all clowns please, don't fight. donald trump twittered to call malkin a dummy who was born stupid. jacki, have you been following this twitter war? >> no. i have actually not been following it. there are two people i dislike anymore than donald trump and mickell. >> this is nice. she called trump a conserve-a-fraud. >> trump and malkin or trump and bachmann? >> stephanie: this one -- just make some extra pop -- michelle malkin, here's something about donald trump. he cheered socialized medicine and called me a dummy.
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donald trump hashtag michelle malkin, at least dummy is true. >> still waiting for donald to tell me what i should be ashamed of. >> michelle malkin, you were born stupid. >> seriously? >> you were born stupid in dumbville. >> stephanie: i know you are but what am i? >> shouldn't he be running his corporations and not letting them go bankrupt? >> he's running them into the ground. >> stephanie: you're stupid, you stupid. >> you're stupid out of stupidville. >> stephanie: trump tweeted michelle malkin would be nothing without being on the sean hannity show. i don't know what sean sees in her. i worked my ass off. i never abused government power to steal private property. [ buzzer ] [ laughter ] >> she was a very popular blogger before she ever hit tv. pretty large online right wing following. >> she had a huge ass to work
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off. [ buzzer ] >> huge. >> you did not say that. >> stephanie: he wanted to. wow. >> i don't understand why anybody pays any attention. >> because they put him on tv. >> i was born stupid and huge. >> easy get for bookers. >> stephanie: the republican party -- because of stuff like that. 20-year low and then we have michele bachmann. her problem is during cpac, pants on fire lies. 70 cents of every dollar supposed to go to the poor goes to salaries and pensions of bureaucrats. incorrect. scientists could have a cure for alzheimer's in ten years if it weren't for excessive taxation and greedy litigators. [ buzzer ] also not true. she said president obama was having a lifestyle that is one of excess in the white house with how many chefs he had.
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four pinocchios, pants on fire. >> the white house has always had chefs. >> stephanie: no. no. they all made their own sandwiches. >> sure, mac and cheese every night. right. >> stephanie: he concludes people like bachmann represent everything wrong with the republican party. they're ill-informed and ill-intentioned and they've become synonymous with the republican brand. despite best efforts of reince priebus. >> there are no moderates or reasonable republicans that have any sort of voice. >> stephanie: it is the people that get the airtime right? kathleen in chicago. >> caller: good morning. glad that you and your team are back. i missed you guys last week. two things real quick and don't cut me off. as far as the republicans, they say they want to reach out to the black neighborhoods. make sure you tell them to bring
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us some good fried shaken, potato salad and good, cold watermelon. >> stephanie: see, if i had said that. [ laughter ] >> that was pretty good. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: jacki. fact checking michele bachmann. lots on healthcare here. if you're going where i think you're going this is my favorite. >> stephanie: vulnerable women, vulnerable senior citizens will pay more and get less in return. actually provide preventive service for women. extend funding for children's health programs for two more years. other than that, they're all going to die. that's what she said. >> she said stop the law before it literally kills women children and seniors. >> okay. that's the law actually. kill all of the women and children and seniors. >> literally. >> you figured it out.
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>> stephanie: this will come as news you to, you're less likely to die if you have health insurance. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: right. however, she says -- >> amazing. >> stephanie: she's a precious pumpkin. okay. darryl in california real quick. hey, darryl. >> caller: how you doing? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: you know, they talk about guns. and like that but what about the hidden cost and when people get injured, the hospital bills then they go to court and the court costs and clogging up that system and what it's costing us for them to be able to have a 100-round clip. >> true. there is a reverberation of all of this. >> stephanie: our friend eric boehlert tweeted he said hashtag nra good guys with guns will stop bad guys with guns so why are three marines dead this morning? >> few morning ago.
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>> eight was the total. seven or eight marines shot and killed. >> stephanie: fort hood. >> the three marines. i'm talking about the marine accident. >> that was in nevada. >> the three that were shot. yes. >> stephanie: we were saying, we're going to talk about -- [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] i don't think there's any other issue where the congress is more out of step with the american people than guns. background checks more popular than a ram from getting nuclear weapons. the gun statistics among americans, 83% support universal background checks. in that poll. even this post popular provision, still not considered to pass the senate, let alone the house. 56% of americans supported the assault ban. measure still deemed impossible to pass. >> you know what the hangup is? personal sales private sales. in order to get bipartisan support, chuck schumer is trying to work out a deal where they cannot have limitations on
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private sales. but that's the hangup. that is wherein the republicans and some of the moderate democrats have an issue. they don't want any kind of regulation on private sales. >> stephanie: we have some crunchy audio goodness from the house debate. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> known for having a twisted sense of humor. >> announcer: it's "the stephanie miller show." (vo) the day's events. four very unique points of view. tonight starting at 6 eastern.
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51 minutes after the hour. congressman representative mark of the great state of california joins us at the top of the hour. he's one of the the newest openly gay members of congress and is here on this historic week before the supreme court starts debating marriage equality tomorrow. >> yea. >> stephanie: he joins us live in studio. 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. jacki, you you were updating us on what is happening with gun legislation. it is just amazing how out-of-step congress is with the american people on this issue. >> yeah, well, universal background checks are wildly popular and the problem the hangup is that some members of congress are interested in having different rules for private sales between family members or sales between friends. they don't want to have a universal background check system that's truly universal. therein lies the hangup. >> stephanie: good it was so easy for adam lanza to get his mom's gun. >> i think he took that. >> it wasn't a sale.
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>> that wasn't an intentional transfer, i don't think. >> stephanie: why can't we do anything about this technology about recognition where only the owner of the gun can use it? >> it is expensive to deploy. >> stephanie: you know who has a lot of money? the nra. they have lots and lots of money. >> that's where the little hangup is. >> stephanie: harry reid showing his usual spine of steel. >> i think that perhaps some form of legislation might be appropriate some day in the future under certain circumstances. i'm sorry you heard me get so -- >> stephanie: circumstances whereby your testicles might descend at some point? [ laughter ] >> stephanie: okay. >> there you go! that's more like it. >> stephanie: exercise balls. wait a minute.
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[ laughter ] >> stephanie: you know, somebody was saying that isn't it different after newtown and somebody on television -- i guess not. guess -- 20 dead kids, that's not enough. neil is the father of a newtown victim speaking about this. >> quite honestly, i'm really ashamed to see the congress doesn't have the guts to stand up and make a change and put a ban on these type of weapons and universal background checks. >> hard to look at the cover. i think it was "newsweek." all of his kids. >> stephanie: yeah. seriously, what more would it take exactly? michael in chicago. on guns. hey, mike. >> hi, guys, i wanted to see what your thought was on this. started a dialogue about the 10,000 murders we have every year. i consider the 10,000 murders by gun violence a domestic terrorist situation. why can't we change the dialogue. people will be gung ho to do anything we can to stop foreign
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terrorism. when it becomes domestic terrorism, they don't seem to make any moves on it. i'm sure the senators and congressmen would do everything they could possibly do to keep their hands out of foreign terrorists. >> stephanie: can you imagine this amount of deaths by any other cause? it is just -- i can't remember. every statistic you read is mind-boggling. this one was comparing us to england. it is not even -- >> not even close. >> stephanie: oh we have like a -- some kid number. we have a gazillion more gun deaths than -- >> canada has a lot of guns and very little -- >> they have hunting in their history. >> doesn't it seem it would be more effective if people say nobody is trying to take your gun away? i keep saying that over and over again. >> trying to take my gun away! >> that's what the government would have you believe. >> nobody is trying to take your gun away.
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>> it is proof he is going to as soon as we drop our guard. >> stephanie: the boner. >> they should actually do a real background check. and maybe the department of justice ought to enforce the law. >> stephanie: that's the argument every time. we're not enforcing the laws we have. >> there is a little bit of truth in that. >> stephanie: little bit. but you know, the fact is, these are common sense measures that would help. and why not try anything that would help? >> assault weapons ban did work. gun violence went down. >> stephanie: it has tripled. >> when it was repealed. >> we need all of this in addition to enforcing the laws that are already on the books better. >> stephanie: mayor michael bloomberg who wayne lapierrre reminds us, is a jew. >> he didn't literally say that. >> stephanie: close enough. >> he said you know how those people are. >> stephanie: jim did a perfect rendition. >> more and more likable by the
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minute. >> stephanie: jim ward did it perfectly. he had a little bit of a bad cough. >> what i'm saying is the rap music people -- blacks, jews -- >> stephanie: excuse me, david, i'm sorry. can i have some water? >> that was more his earlier pronouncement. >> talking about rich guys spending their money. in new york. >> here, lassie. >> stephanie: mayor bloomberg. >> i think it is constitutionally protected. you certainly have a right to have a gun if you want. if you want to eat a lot and get fat, you have a right to do it. but our job as government is to inform the public. >> stephanie: i'll bet when he goes skeet shooting, he uses 16 ounce drinks. >> do you think it is a little
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problematic bloomberg is trying to push for some regulations in manhattan and now he's also, at the same time -- gun restriction. there is a way to tie the two together and say look, he's trying to create a nanny state and he wants to do that. >> stephanie: i agree with a lot of what he does. >> it gets a little -- >> the 16 ounce thing is pointless if you have free refills. >> stephanie: he's a little mary poppins. >> should argue against high fructose syrup and gma anything. >> at least a big education. so you can make your own decisions. >> stephanie: that's what he said. this is about education. there's obesity smoke. he's right about everything he's talking about. it is how you address those problems. >> at the same time, the gun regulation issue is in the forefront so they can put those two together. >> stephanie: if he wanted to have a sense of humor, he would dress like mary upons and fly in with an umbrella for his next press conference.
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>> it would be a spoonful of splenda, not sugar. >> stephanie: representative mark ta can na next on "the stephanie miller show."
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>> stephanie: hour number three, representative mark takano joins us next to talk about the big week at the supreme court d is marriage equality week. skied jacki schechner if she would make up with me and she
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said no. >> that's different from all other weeks howe? >> stephanie: you would be feeling festive in some way. >> you've been away a week. i missed you. >> stephanie: prove it. just kidding. okay. she lets me. >> you're going to make that apology call right after the show. >> stephanie: i don't even bother anymore. she expects me to attach myself like a koala to her party. >> took the pressure off her. >> stephanie: look how she dresses. here she is, jacki schechner all snuggled and spooning in captain america's underpants with me. >> oh, boy. president obama has an interesting mix of events today. he will speak later this morning at a naturalization ceremony for active duty service members and civilians at the white house. then accompanied by vice president biden and interior secretary ken alozar, he will sign a bill designating five new monuments. the first state monument in delaware and the harriet tubman underground railroad in
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maryland. tonight he and the first lady are hosting friends for passover seder. according to the jewish daily, it will be traditional in many ways. the 20 people attending will use the maxwell regatta. they'll serve matzo ball soup. then we ask how is this seder different from all over seders. nobody here is jewish. a personal friend of the obamas reads the emancipation proclamation each year and the president apparently does a solid farrow impersonation. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: paul ryan cut the funding for the harriet tubman monument. he doesn't believe in the underground railroad. >> they read the proclamation. the supreme court has agreed to take up a new affirmative action case. it concerns a 2006 michigan ballot initiative that changed the state constitution to prohibit affirmative action.
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>> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: lgbt americans are our colleagues, our
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teachers, our soldiers, our friends, our loved ones. and they are full and equal citizens and deserve the right of citizenship. that includes marriage. that's why i support marriage for lesbian and gay couples. >> stephanie: thank you, hillary clinton. hurrah! six minutes after the hour. it is "the stephanie miller show." we welcome live in studio with us representative mark takano, one of the newest openly gay members of congress. >> good morning, stephanie. glad to be here. >> stephanie: thank you for taking time for us. here's the thing where i think is real progress. i got to hang out o with senator tammy baldwin at the inauguration. i loved that in her race and i think probably in yours it wasn't an issue anymore. nobody brought up sexual orientation. >> it was very much in the background and funny thing is the people who are most interested were liberal journalists like you. [ laughter ]
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>> stephanie: i'm just titillated by the whole thing. >> we've had several stories about when i ran 20 years ago and when i ran this time around and so a lot of the stories were about that. typically, you know, the more progressive. >> stephanie: you know what's interesting is i think it has become -- nonpartisan issue. i wouldn't say bipartisan, would you? interesting, this morning, i was just saying we welcome a brand new of iliate. wstp in salsbury, north carolina. we're airing between laura ingraham and glenn beck. my big sister helped get us on. my mom lives there. my dad ran for vice president with barry goldwater. so many republicans have come out in favor of marriage equality including ted olson who is arguing the case. >> i was speaking to a television producer on the hill, a news producer and he was covering cpac.
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the general vibe at cpac is that the young conservatives, it is not a big legal. in fact, the session -- the session where they were speaking out against it or -- the anti-gay session had no one there. the session where everybody was talking about you know, marriage equality, was packed. that's an amazing turn of events really. >> stephanie: it is. i always say this, congressman my personal story i felt like -- you know, i came from this sort of -- very republican, catholic family. i spent so many years thinking they were going to judge me. i judge them. it took me 15 years to come out to my family and they couldn't have been more loving and supportive. i love 15 years of closeness by judging them or thinking they were going to be intolerant about it. that was a long time ago. look where we've come now. >> public sentiment has changed.
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i've been reading this biography of lincoln by doris goodwin and there's a wonderful -- i wish i had brought my iphone in here so i can get the quote. it goes something like this. it was in the 1850s. he was talking about public sentiment and he said, you know, it is the most important thing. if you mold public sentiment if you mold it, it goes much further than any legislator or judicial decision. goes far deeper. marriage equality is something that's already winning -- i believe it's won in the court of public opinion. >> stephanie: yeah. when you have the rob portmans of the world say this is my son. that's the biggest predicator in the polls. you know somebody. it is somebody you love. and so you know, even karl rove, this weekend said yes, i can see the next republican candidate for president supporting marriage equality. >> it is wonderful. i don't want to forget rob
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portman's son who had the courage to tell his father and come out to him knowing his father was one of the most conservative members of the senate. must have been 18, 19 years old when he revealed that he was gay to his father. but those little -- hundreds of thousands of acts of little courage like that have really changed -- >> stephanie: back to my dad's running mate, barry goldwater his grandson was gay. he said about gays in the military, you don't have to be straight, you just have to shoot straight. the republicans that are coming along now, they're kind of stragglers, no offense. right? >> well, yeah. i think the most terrible thing i think for a politician or a leader -- i think about john f. kennedy's inaugural speech where he talks about history being our
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final judge, you know. >> stephanie: is that what you think is going to happen? the court does not want to be on the wrong side of history? >> some people are hard-headed. they're going to do what they're going to do. sister scalia. >> i need some water. i need a big gulp. >> last time i said i would say a prayer for him. >> that's right. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: look at ted boutros. he's our friend that works with ted olson. >> proponents of proposition 8 still haven't been able to come up with an argument as for why for all of the good things about marriage, we need to keep people out who want to get married. ted olson who has obviously been a long-term conservative, if you read "newsweek," a conservative case for gay marriage, it was the most compelling thing i read. >> i've not been able to see what ted olson said or wrote.
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but what the conservative case, you know, i imagine comes across in two different ways. one is a very conservative libertarian point of view. limited government. stay out of people's business. another conservative way to it is of course we want to promote stable, committed relationships among people. those relationships are what undergird our society and make our country better. you know. >> stephanie: we were talking all morning about -- not just frustrating, not just republicans but democrats that lack courage on the gun issue. i understand electoral politics in different areas butthead line i'm reading this morning just makes me at-risk democratic senators shy away from marriage equality. how much more -- on the -- do your side of the polls need to be where you have a little
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political courage. >> i don't know how to answer that question. but i want to just take -- i'm drawing inspiration from lincoln. there's a debate that the famous lincoln douglas debates they had. they argued about you know, lincoln was saying the founders believe in freedom and equality. they've never really mentioned slavery by name in the constitution. douglas was saying well, we should allow the new territories that are coming in and want to be states to vote on these things. to vote on the issue of slavery. the doctrine of popular sovereignty. that similar thing is happening now. the debate about do you side with the lincoln argument on marriage equality and talk about it being about who we are as a nation. our ideals of the freedom of
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equality or should this be left up to the states, decide whether or not it is a valid principle or not. popular sovereignty. when i was a young teenager, i thought popular sovereignty that's kind of persuasive. people should decide that. but you know, i think about lincoln, you know, really standing up for something that was higher and more noble. >> stephanie: republicans do not like it when you use republicans in the wrong way. [ laughter ] do not -- ronald reagan and amnesty. raising taxes 11 times. do not mention the lincoln -- the things that they don't like. we're going to hear arguments like this from a prop 8 attorney. >> the institution of marriage and marriage laws are designed to attach mothers and fathers to each other and to the children that they may create and raise in the best environment. >> oh, boy. >> i couldn't hear that. >> stephanie: she was talking about -- i'm sorry.
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play it one more time. >> put your headphones on. >> i'm sorry. >> stephanie: i hated to aren't you than beautiful hair too. >> the institution of marriage and marriage laws are designed to attach mothers and fathers to each other and to the children that they may create and raise in the best environment. >> straights are automatically great parents. >> stephanie: you can read a story a day of some horrific story about straight parents. >> two things to say about that, that somehow marriage is only about raising children and there's plenty of straight couples that have no intention of raising any children at all. and in fact, if they do raise children many of them aren't even married. but i can tell you i know many, many many, many same-sex couples, whether it's two lesbians together or two gay men, and they're making wonderful parents and their kids
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are wonderfully adjusted. it really -- their children may turn out gay but you know, their sexuality -- the children's sexuality has nothing to do with whether the parents are gays or straights. >> stephanie: melissa etheridge, the official rock star of "the stephanie miller show," she calls in but she doesn't let her kids listen. she calls in when they leave the car. that's how i know. representative takano, thanks so much for coming in live with us in studio. let's all just cross our fingers, say our prayers this week for what happens at the supreme court. >> say prayers for scalia. >> stephanie: there you go. as representative takano has asked. thank you so much, representative. we'll see you again soon. representative mark takano from the great state of california. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> this is so funny in my head when i planned it. >> announcer: it's "the stephanie miller show."
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supposedly a girl who was skinny. >> stephanie: thank you, jim. i will never get that five seconds of my life back. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: thank you for that useless piece of information. just in time to be back, we welcome big sister affiliate. the handsome and romantic fine americans. the guys that run the joint. nice. we're on between laura ingraham and glenn beck. how is that going over there in north carolina. >> glenn beck is spooning you while you're face-to-face with laura ingraham. >> there is an image. >> stephanie: it is big week at the supreme court debating marriage equality and all of that. i specifically call on north carolina democratic senator kay hagan to step forward and show some courage on marriage equality. she's one of the at-risk democratic senators shying away from talking about marriage
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equality. they say they would not -- mary landrieu, either would not state their position on marriage or decline to comment. she said i'm concerned about the budget, about jobs in my state. you can be concerned about that. my sister's done fund-raisers. i'm saying, step forward! [ ♪ battle hymn of republic ♪ ] >> stephanie: all right. just saying when dick cheney is to the left on something -- [ buzzer ] >> yeah. good sign. exactly. >> stephanie: ron in connecticut, you're on "the stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, welcome back. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: well, i wanted to add my voice to the discussion about same-sex marriage and i introduced my husband to you at the sexy liberal. it was such a thrill. we've been married now for coming on nine years.
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we got married in massachusetts in 2004. and that became marriage in connecticut. marriage really stabilized my life. it is one thing in my life that's transformed it. in an amazing way. >> stephanie: aww. you can confirm now that you've been married it is always the same sex in marriage. over and over. >> wow really. >> stephanie: you do this, i touch that. >> caller: i'm a bi guy married to a guy. >> stephanie: listen, i not only had a conversation, i almost -- >> she almost had a demonstration on southwest airlines. >> stephanie: i almost had a demonstration on southwest airlines. i flew horny straight woman airlines home from tucson.
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>> caller: there are real life consequences for, you know, for these laws, you know. there are more than 1,000 federal state laws that apply to a marriage. >> stephanie: that's right. >> caller: we have the state ones. still if one of us should die god forbid, that we wouldn't be entitled to the other's social security. people should think about this. >> stephanie: people don't realize. when they say no, they have the same rights. that's not true. i can't remember the exact number but there are hundreds of laws, you would have to go through a lawyer and do special stuff to achieve the same thing that straight, married people get automatically. >> a hell of a lot of money. [ ♪ battle hymn of republic ♪ ] >> stephanie: we salute sony cochairman amy who gave a little speech. she did a fund-raising gala here in l.a. she's the coshare of sony pictures.
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she appealed to her hollywood colleagues, how about next time when we're reading a script and it says fag or homo, cross it out. i'm talking about kids who are gay and aren't gay. one group needs affirmation and the other group needs education. that's a voluntary thing. that's not a government restriction. she's just saying how about we all just not do that. >> yeah. kind of like when hollywood took on smoking 10 or 15 years ago. we're not going to put smoking in movies anymore. it is jarring to see it in movies if you do see it now. >> it is hard to do a period show like madmen, they all smoke >> stephanie: it goes with a highball. old kind of cocktail. >> do you watch it?
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>> something with bitters and cigarettes. >> every meeting is a smoke and a cocktail. it is coming back soon which i'm excited about. madmen. >> not smoking. [ laughter ] >> no. i can't wait until smoking is in again. >> stephanie: kids, do not listen to aunt jacki. smoking is not in again. >> i love smoke. i hear it is making a comeback. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: no! jack in new york real quick. hey, jack. >> caller: hey, steph, listen, first, i want to say i am a republican who you have converted over to the democratic ways. [ ♪ magic wand ♪ ] it's true. >> stephanie: we welcome you. >> caller: this last election with the republicans disgusted me. i do not -- >> stephanie: why? there were so many great choices! they don't need rebranding. it is fine. just go with what you got. just regift it! [ laughter ]
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walgreen walmart and other fine stores. >> it does not come in garlic flavor. >> stephanie: no, it doesn't. >> it is like mandarin, orange, mint flavor. >> stephanie: okay. hey, did you see the -- the two popes had lunch. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] it was like two popes and a girl at a pizza place. >> maybe not the girl. >> stephanie: no girls. >> no girls. >> stephanie: two popes no girls at a pizza place. would you like some -- this is the first time this has ever happened. pope fun facts. this is the first obviously never happened, first modern meeting between present and former pope. never happened before. >> it may have happened in the past but that was 500 years ago. >> stephanie: there was no television so it didn't count. pope beni and pope frank. apparently they got along quite
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well. pope francis declared the two brothers. francis refused to pray alone at the toppled kneeler -- the papal kneeler. i haven't been a catholic in a long time. opting instowed pray side by side with benedict in the same pew. isn't that sweet? >> pew pew. >> really bad buddy comedy movie. >> stephanie: francis gifted the exiting pope with a madonna of humility icon. >> just a regift. >> regift from the last pope. >> stephanie: what is it? oh did you keep the receipt? [ laughter ] telling him -- >> anchovies on the pizza? >> stephanie: i don't know. what people like to know about fashion. >> something other than a robe? >> stephanie: pope francis distinguished himself from pope benedict's simple white -- proving francis to be a style
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maverick. >> okay. >> stephanie: he's going to make one of those e! shows. bachmann getting him a new hat so he will look super. ♪ i'm super thanks for asking ♪ ♪ i'm feeling super nothing bugs me ♪ ♪ everything is super when you're don't you think i look cute in this hat ♪ >> stephanie: in this super high pope hat. >> he will replace giuliana rancic on e.! >> i'm being told on friday, they could have anchovies on the friday. no pepperoni. >> stephanie: thank you jim. >> stephanie: ron in jersey. no pepperoni on friday. >> no meat lover's pizza on friday. >> stephanie: ron in jersey.
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>> caller: hi. it is great to see you guys back. you brighten my day. >> stephanie: thank you. i'm 69 years old. i've been a pretty successful musician all my life. therefore, i compare -- >> stephanie: i'll bet you're the best musician in the aviary you're calling from. >> caller: that's dizzy and lizzy. >> aww! >> caller: anyway, here's my opinion of why the rebranding of the republican party will never work. okay? why their goal is never going to happen. there is a musician by the name of esock perlman a violinist. he could read anything. do anything. hank mancini or peter near, i'm not sure wrote this great jazz solo for him. he read it. note for note. you could have heard the crickets sing. it was so bad. it was just -- comes down to an old jazz saying. some cats got it, some cats
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ain't. that doesn't mean he can't play but he's not a jazz guy okay? and all of a sudden, just pretend jazz was the biggest music in the world. everybody wanted to play it. and now the republicans who after all their lives, have been concert musicians are going to play jazz. it just doesn't work. >> it ain't the thing if it ain't got that swing. >> stephanie: what kind of birds are dizzy and lizzy? >> caller: cockatiels. dizzy can sing big noise which is an old jazz tune. if you want to really get crazy the vonage commercial. again and again and again. you guys play a break song that makes them crazy. >> stephanie: be careful. their only natural predator is dana loesch. >> caller: it has a whistle on it. in the very beginning. they go crazy. >> stephanie: all right.
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you, too bye dizzy and lizzy. >> you didn't want to hear the bird sing the vonage commercial? >> stephanie: could he do it on cue? >> you cut him off. >> stephanie: i didn't know he could make them do it on cue. >> stephanie: i thought they were more like scat singers. all right. call back. in the meantime, mayor michael bloomberg. >> 90% of the public wants something and their representatives vote against that, common sense says they are going to have a price to pay for that. >> stephanie: you look at issue after issue. again, with marriage equality, starting tomorrow, the supreme court. you look at the -- i was look at this in the "l.a. times." for those of you who have lived out here in california, this is amazing. most californians favor citizenship path for illegal immigrants. remember talk radio, all of the screaming. people used to be so vehemently, remember pete wilson and the prop 187. you're a little miami girl.
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>> we had big immigration issues in miami. >> stephanie: here, this is a huge turnaround. 19% of california voters say should be they should be required to lead the positive economic force in the state. in a dramatic reversal, california voters see undocumented worker as a positive economic force overwhelmingly in favor of path to citizenship. 2/3 of survey respondents of illegal immigrants should be granted -- to should be allowed to stay with eventually citizenship rights. it is a huge change here. >> if you think it is a decade of screaming to kick everybody out and build a fence, that hasn't worked. it is not effective. maybe we should treat humans like humans and do something -- >> so there is a labor shortage in some farms. they're running out of people to do the work. >> stephanie: right. all right. mayor bloomberg again on the gun issue. >> clearly, it is a more difficult issue for a lot of people. i don't know that that reflects the nra's power. it may be just that people have different views about assault weapons than they do about
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background checks. >> stephanie: jim here is the -- you were talking about. >> that was a dog whistle? >> stephanie: wayne lapierrre on "meet the press" talking about bloomberg. >> you just heard mayor bloomberg. he will find out this is a country of the people, by the people and for the people. he can't spend muff -- enough of his $27 billion to impose his will on the american public. they don't want him in their restaurants and homes and telling them what food to eat. they sure don't want him telling them what self-defense firearms to own. he can't buy america. >> stephanie: yeah, you know, because he's a rich guy from new york. >> wink, wink, nudge nudge. >> i think that it's self-defense firearms. >> stephanie: david gregory say bless you. did you say jew? no, i said achoo. david gregory and wayne
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lapierrre. >> is there any kind of background check you would be willing to support or at least not oppose that could allow this to pass? >> we want to fix the existing system on retail sales because our people are the ones that are going through it and are getting delayed. it doesn't work. nobody gets prosecuted. it is completely ineffective. >> stephanie: really? what is a delay? how many guns do we have in this country? really? it is so difficult to get one. people are being so inconvenienced. >> people drive faster. why have speed limits? >> stephanie: there are only 300 million guns in america. so hard to get. anyway, you know, the thing is we were saying immigration all of the issues, gun seems to be the one disconnect where the polls couldn't be clearer and we can't seem to get anything done. rand paul for instance on immigration. >> we aren't going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants. if you wish to live and work in america, we'll find a place for you. in order to bring conservatives
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to this cause, however those who work for reform must understand a real solution must ensure our borders are secure. >> stephanie: anthony in las vegas, you're on "the stephanie miller show." hello, anthony. >> caller: thank you for taking my call. i appreciate it. >> stephanie: go ahead. >> caller: i just wanted to speak about the reason why a lot of people to go ahead and buy the kind of guns and stock up on food and have the fear of the government in fear of basically fear in general and basically, i would think it is basically our federal reserve system and our monetary system is at a state where we have currency -- in 2008, whenever the bailout happened, you had democratic senators and republican senators both say they were threatened with marshal law and if they didn't pass the bailout stimulus, that our country would crash. the economy would crash and so forth, you know. i don't think these are truly irrelevant fears that people have that our economy would crash and that the government
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could not be there to provide any kind of help and if there's not food. who knows. i mean look what's happening in greece and cypress. their banks are shutting down. governments are passing laws. >> stephanie: they're doing the kind of stuff that paul ryan is speaking of doing here. [ ♪ "jeopardy" theme ♪ ] who said the government bailed out the people and imprisoned the banksters the opposite of what america did? >> ryan reynolds. >> stephanie: president of iceland, jim. everybody knows that. he was explaining how his country recovered so quickly from the recession. because they did the opposite of what we did. thank you. you know what? in honor of our brand new of iliate in salsbury, north carolina -- glenn beck follows us in 15 minutes.
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>> stop following me. >> stephanie: i'm going to play an ad for his new paradise. >> are you tired of your government taking away liberties you can't name? your vague platitudes and thirdhand anecdotal facts? come secede with us in the tea bagger utopia. glenn becky becky stan stan. >> i will personally come to your house and help you pack. >> your hard-earned money is yours for you to keep. there are no taxes in glenn becky becky stan stan. >> there are no bridges no police hospitals libraries garbage pickup for sewage treatment in glenn becky becky stan stan. but who cares about that big government nonsense. you'll feel like our founding fathers as you struggle against the elements fending off wild animals and your fellow tea baggers when provisions run low and the survivalist training kicks in. >> get off my land.
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>> who needs government. it's overrated. >> join us in glenn becky becky stan stan. >> we have freedoms with none of the responsibilities. want to shoot your gun in any direction? want to lock your wife and children in the basement? nobody is asking questions. remember freedom isn't free but with a small downpayment it can be yours for a song. >> glenn becky becky stan stan. >> our future is in the past. >> stephanie: you're welcome glenn. my pleasure. [ applause ] rand paul libertarian paradise. >> where regulations -- >> stephanie: eye doctors are free to operate on your eyes with a rusty spoon. >> let the market decide. >> stephanie: right. >> bridges whether they collapse or not. >> let the markets decide whether bridges will collapse or not. >> who needs regulations. >> be free! go!
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just go! >> stephanie: figure it out. >> food safety? who needs that. >> building codes are for pussies. >> stephanie: 47 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> announcer: she's the aggressive progressive. down girl. it's "the stephanie miller show." are you encouraged by what you heard the president say the other night? is this personal or is it political? a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. staying in tough with everything that is going on politically and putting my own nuance on it. not only does senator rubio just care about rich people but somehow he thinks raising the minimum wage is a bad idea for the middle class. but we do care about them, right? vo: the war room tonight at 6 eastern
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>> slow it down a little bit. ♪ go, go, here we go ♪ >> stephanie: "the stephanie miller show." 52 minutes past the hour. all right. been talking all week -- excuse me all day today about not getting anything done on guns. nothing on the sequestration. we shouldn't have to have a crisis is my point. see what i did there? ♪ shouldn't have a crisis every month now ♪ ♪
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♪ >> stephanie: thank you rocky mountain mike! [ applause ] oh boy. joan rivers has slammed the entire political system. she deems both the president and romney both idiots. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> okay. she said how dare you spend two years campaigning yes. they're not in charge of -- they should do what england does.
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six weeks. [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: they're not in charge. >> we're not england. >> i wouldn't mind a shorter campaign season. >> i wouldn't either. >> stephanie: me too. >> a heck of a lot less money. >> stephanie: favorite things joan rivers said on the red carpet? mine was the year of crouching tiger. >> what did she say? >> stephanie: the asians. i have another one. when she was interviewing anthony hopkins. here with your mother, that's nice. it was his wife. [ wah wah ] >> stephanie: then the kathy bates moment. >> kathy, i'll give you a muffin if you come talk to me. [ applause ] >> awesome. >> stephanie: oh speak of both sides being idiots, we have another wiener -- >> oh, boy. who is it now? >> stephanie: state representative john fratello --
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>> massachusetts? >> stephanie: he's under ethics investigators. he took photos of his area and posted them on office computers. >> nobody wants to see that. >> stephanie: right? it is a guy thing. i'm telling you. >> things not to do. nobody wants to see the twigs or the berries. >> stephanie: i did post a picture of producer chris taking his pants off in my driveway yesterday. >> i was changing -- >> stephanie: going to a pool party. >> i felt it was inappropriate to show up at your house in a swede dough. >> stephanie: now my neighbors are like what's going on. >> you have a long shirt on. it looks like you have nothing on. >> i have something on. >> stephanie: just enough to make them think i have a social life. >> boy band was really -- >> edna, there is a man with no pants on in the driveway. >> i like how you kicked him out
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before he had time to put his pants on. you're like thanks very much, guys. you can change in the driveway. >> stephanie: all right, good, thanks for coming. >> get out! out! >> out? >> stephanie: i was saying it is a guy thing. >> not so interesting. >> not too many girls tweet pictures of their -- >> right. >> don't send out pictures. sister nor -- senator boxer is not -- >> there goes that booking thank you. >> stephanie: i was saying she does not. men. >> that was a compliment, i think. >> really? >> sort of-ish. >> stephanie: diane in arkansas. >> caller: how am i supposed to be serious after listening to all of this? >> exactly. >> you called the wrong show. >> stephanie: you're calling the wrong show. glenn beck will be on in ten

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